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Blizzard of glass : the Halifax explosion of 1917 / Sally M. Walker.

(Author). Pratt, Meredith, (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9780805089455 (hc)
  • ISBN: 0805089454 (hc)
  • Description: xii, 145 p. : ill., geneal. ; 24 p.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Henry Holt,

Available copies

  • 14 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Content descriptions

General Note: Jacket design by Meredith Pratt.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 138-140) and index.
Contents Note: A story to tell -- Steaming toward disaster: November 25 to December 5 -- December 6, 1917 -- In Halifax Harbour -- Shortly before nine o'clock -- A horrendous explosion -- The end of the world -- Help! -- A turn for the worse -- The blame -- Recovery and reconstruction -- Time passes.
Summary: Recounts the story from World War I in which two towns were leveled and almost two thousand people killed following the collison of two warships in Halifax Harbour and a blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow in the area.
Subject: Halifax Explosion, Halifax, N.S., 1917 > Juvenile literature.
Explosions > Nova Scotia > Halifax > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Explosions > Nova Scotia > Halifax > History > 20th century.
Disaster > Nova Scotia > Halifax > History > 20th century.
Halifax Explosion, Halifax, N.S., 1917.
Halifax (N.S.) > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Halifax (N.S.) > Biography.
Halifax (N.S.) > History > 20th century.